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The Black Lives Matter Movement
9 months ago
Trayvon Martin is killed by George Zimmerman
George Zimmer found 'not guilty' for the second degree murder of Trayvon Martin.
The #BlackLivesMatter hashtag appears on Twitter.
Eric Garner killed by the NYPD
Michael Brown killed by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson.
Tamir Rice killed by Timothy Loehmann in Cleveland.
Freddie Gray dies in Baltimore police custody.
Dylan Roof kills 9 black people in Charleston.
Sandra Bland found hanged in her jail cell.
Then Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders defends BLM at the CNN Democratic debate.
On the one year anniversary of Michale Browns death, the #BLM hashtag appeared 120,067 times.
17-year-old Jordan Davis is killed by Michael Dunn.
19 year-old Renisha McBride is killed by Theodore Wafer.
22 year old John Crawford is killed by police in Ohio.
17 year old Laquan McDonald is shot and killed by police officer Jason Van Dyke, in Chicago.
Anton Sterling is shot by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Philando Castile is shot and killed by police in Minnesota.
Charles Kinsey is shot by police in Miami.
Walter Scott was shot and killed by North Charleston police officer Michael Slager.
Beyonce brings the mothers of Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and Oscar Grant to the MTV Video Music Awards.
Protestors are shot at in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Zianna Oliphant gives tearful testimony to the Charlotte City Council.
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